RPC IV.2, 1490 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1490 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Magistrate M. Kl. Fronton (asiarch and first strategos)
Dating c. 140-144?
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝοϹ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from centre
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ [M?] [ΚΛ ΦΡΟΝΤΩΝΟϹ ΑϹΙΑΡΧΟΥ ϹΤΡΑΤΗΓΟ?] Α ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩ
Reverse design Demeter standing in biga drawn by winged serpents, r., holding torch in each hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 49 mm
Average weight 53.22 g
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 1948 corr.
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: (Löbb) GRPCL Sardes (Sardis) 435 (not illustrated) = Hochard 1948a, pl. 111, reverse as 'Silenus and Dionysus'